Simon Weintraub is a partner in the firm's International Corporate Group and Co-head of our China Practice and Oil & Gas Practice. He specializes in high-tech, life sciences, venture capital, private equity, M&A and banking.
Simon regularly represents Israeli and international venture capital funds, angel investors, private equity funds, Israeli and foreign banks, emerging growth companies, entrepreneurs and multinational corporations. He also represents both lenders and borrowers in a wide range of financing transactions, especially with respect to complicated cross-border lending transactions. Simon specializes in representing foreign clients in their investment activity in Israel including clients from the United States, China, South Korea, Canada, United Kingdom and many other places.
Simon has been involved in Israel's largest oil and gas project finance transactions and played a role in the first-ever IPO of an Israeli company in Hong Kong. He lectures regularly on investing in startups and doing business in Israel.
Simon’s honors include a “highly regarded” recognition from IFLR1000, both in Banking and Project Finance, and recognitions in those areas as well from The Legal 500.
Simon received a degree in Political Science, magna cum laude, from York University of Toronto in 1995 and a Business Law degree from Bar-Ilan University in 1999. Simon was admitted to the Israel Bar Association in 2000, joined the firm that year as an associate and became a partner in 2008.